In a follow-up on the human hemorrhagic fever situation (Rift Valley fever and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever) in Mauritania, the Ministère de la Santé Mauritanienne reported on September 29 a total of 30 positive cases of hemorrhagic fever.
It is broken down as follows: 28 human Rift Valley fever (RVF) cases and two Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) cases, out of 131 tests.
A total of 17 deaths have been reported–16 RVF and 1 CCHF.
In addition, the Ministère de l’Elevage reported today 264 confirmed RVF cases out of 1092 analysis in livestock from seven wilayas (provinces)–Hodh el Gharbi, Adrar, Tiris Zemmour, Tagant, Hodh Charguhi, Trarza and Assaba (the latest). All affected animals are reported as camels.
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